Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating

Below is a guest-post written by Penny Daugherty, RN, MS, OCN and Oncology Nurse Navigator at Northside Hospital. A diagnosis of cancer catapults you as patients and caregivers into emotional chaos as well as an instant feeling of loss of control over your lives.  You...
Take Charge

Take Charge

What better time to take charge of your own health than RIGHT NOW? We’re dedicating December to that very topic, starting with this blog on what to expect with surgery, well really just what to expect with everything.   It’s a broad topic for sure – and it’s...
BUT Cancer

BUT Cancer

November – people generally try to focus on gratitude with the month of Thanksgiving. Facebook is typically filled with days of gratitude. Well this year it’s more about politics, but I miss those days. In general, the holidays are hard for people dealing with cancer,...
Where Your Money Goes

Where Your Money Goes

Knowing where your donation goes within a nonprofit is very important to understand. And on top of that, it’s important to know how much of your donation is going to the mission. So many donors don’t look into these two key points and then they are baffled to learn...
A Response to “Lady Bits”

A Response to “Lady Bits”

Below is a follow up from our October 12th blog post. Questions from Georgette’s interview are addressed by our Founder and CEO, Dr. Benedict Benigno…   Georgette: Like anyone with a first diagnosis, I was shocked when I learned I had breast cancer. But for ovarian? I...
Dr. Benigno’s Book Review

Dr. Benigno’s Book Review

We’re proud of our Founder, Dr. Benedict Benigno, for his fantastic book review in the current American Society of Clinical Oncology publication! Purchase the second edition by clicking here. Read the review...
The Lady Bits

The Lady Bits

So, it’s October. And the breast cancer awareness bus has arrived. Again, if you’ve read previous blogs, I am very clear that all the focus on breast cancer awareness has saved lives. It is working. Those of us with ovarian cancer just feel like it’s time to talk...

THE OCI BRAND   It seems appropriate that our new brand was released just before Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month… I wish I could say it was on purpose, but it was merely the result of great work from an excellent team. The brand of the Ovarian Cancer Institute...

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